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Erdogan refuses minister's resignation over Turkey lockdown chaos

Apr 13, 2020 - 10:41 AM

Suleyman Soylu is fiercely criticized after the 48-hour shutdown to counter the spread of the coronavirus was announced Friday night with just two hours' notice

ERDOGAN. File photo of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, taken October 10, 2019. Photo by Adem Altan/AFP

Turkey, Iran to stage joint raid against Kurd rebels – minister

Mar 06, 2019 - 5:55 PM

Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu does not specify which PKK bases the planned operation will target but President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has previously said it will be against militant hideouts in Iraq

JOINT RAID. A handout photo taken and released on February 9, 2019 by the Turkish presidential press service shows Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan (L) listening to Interior Minsiter Suleyman Soylu (C) visiting the area of a collapsed apartment building in Istanbul, on February 9, 2019. AFP PHOTO / TURKISH PRESIDENTIAL PRESS SERVICE

U.S. slaps sanctions on Turkey ministers as pastor row ramps up

Aug 02, 2018 - 2:18 PM

The sanctions freeze any property or assets on US soil held by two Turkish ministers, and bar US citizens from doing business with them

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders addresses a briefing at the White House June 25, 2018 in Washington, DC. / AFP PHOTO / Brendan Smialowski